Planting Peace: The Story of Wangari Maathai
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June 06, 2021
9.69 X 11.65 X 0.47 inches | 1.37 pounds
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About the Author
Gwendolyn Hooks is the author of Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas, which received an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work for Children. Thanks to her Air Force dad, she grew up in Texas and Washington in the United States, and in Italy. After teaching middle school math, Hooks decided to follow her passion and write books for children. Hooks lives in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, with her husband. Please visit her website at www.gwendolynhooks.com.
Margaux Carpentier is a painter and illustrator based in London. She works on all kinds of projects, ranging from illustrated books to large scale painting and murals, and sometimes even sculptures. She has illustrated two other children's books for Crocodile Books: Planting Peace: The Story of Wangari Maathai and Darwin's Tree of Life.